Prototype: German Railroad, Inc. (DB AG) class 103.1 express locomotive. Regular production unit in the crimson red / beige TEE paint scheme, with double side ventilation grills, without end skirting, with buffer cladding, and single-arm pantographs. Used in IC service. The locomotive looks it did around the mid-Eighties.
Model: The locomotive has an mfx decoder and extensive sound functions. It also has controlled high-efficiency propulsion. 3 axles powered. Traction tires. The triple headlights and dual red marker lights change over with the direction of travel, will work in conventional operation, and can be controlled digitally. The headlights are maintenance-free, warm white LEDs and the marker lights are maintenance-free red LEDs. The engineer's cabs have interior details. The locomotive has separately applied metal grab irons. It also has detailed roof equipment. Length over the buffers 21.9 cm / 8-5/8".
The class 103.1 is the ideal motive power for the new IC express passenger cars available under item nos. 43851, 43858, 43927, and 43922.
This model can be found in a DC version in the Trix H0 assortment under item no. 22772.